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Billy Dukes

Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as Music Director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C., writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich., and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette, in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006, and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs Daisy and Clementine and their son. In his free time Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling, and exploring nature.
Keith Urban Love and Theft
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Keith Urban vs. Love and Theft – The Showdown

Monday's Showdown song battle between Keith Urban and Luke Bryan was one of the most voted on Showdowns in months, with both artists grabbing a lead before the final vote was cast. 'Somewhere in My Car,' Urban's latest single from 'Fuse,' ended up a winner, setting up a battle with one of country's hottest duos.

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Colt Ford
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Heavy Influence: How Colt Ford Has Helped Shape Modern Country Music

Would Florida Georgia Line be thriving today if Colt Ford had struggled before them? That's a big question -- one that isn't meant to discredit anything Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard have accomplished in the two years since 'Cruise' became the most popular song since 'Happy Birthday.'

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Love Theft
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Love and Theft Interview: Stephen Barker Liles on Heartbreak, New Album and Slowing Down

It's a fair question for Love and Theft, given that both Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson are fathers who are in committed relationships. It's also fair because the duo has built a pretty good repu

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Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood Fan Undeterred by Lightning Strike, Hot Plate Burn, Seizure

Carrie Underwood, meet your most loyal fan! At Country Fest in Cadott, Wisc. over the weekend, Gage Stroening did all he could to see the Underwood -- and meet Randy Houser -- after being jolted by lightning and stepping on a red-hot hot plate. Following a brief seizure and visit to the emergency room, the Minnesota man was back at Country Fest.

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Leah Turner, Brad Paisley
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Leah Turner’s Taking Notes While on Tour with Brad Paisley

Leah Turner is a country newcomer who's humble enough to realize she’s working for one of the greatest of all time. And she’s taking notes. The ‘Pull Me Back’ singer says Brad Paisley has been nothing but kind to her and her crew.

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Randy Houser
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Randy Houser Saddles Up for ‘Like a Cowboy’ Video – Exclusive Pictures

The new video for Randy Houser's 'Like a Cowboy' will find the singer as far from his natural habitat as one could imagine, or so it'd seem. Houser plays a drover in the new clip. An all-star casts surrounds him, but it's the Mississippi-born singer's handling of a horse and a herd that will leave fans amazed. Preview the video with this photo gallery, exclusive to Taste of Country.

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Whose House Is This
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Can You Guess Which Country Star’s House This Is?

One country singer and her husband lived in this Tennessee mansion for less than a year before putting it back on the market in early 2009 with an asking price of $7.45 million. Around that time, tabloids began to take great interest in the star's love life, but even if there was trouble at home, this 13,380 square-foot castle would have provided more than enough space to keep the couple separated.

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